“Sheriff’s Shootout” a success
Yulee, Fla. – The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office 3rd annual NCSO Charities, Inc. Sheriff’s Shootout was held on Friday, October 23, 2015, at Amelia Shotgun and Sports in Yulee, Florida. This event serves as a fundraiser for the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office “Shop with Cops” program to help children and families in Nassau County who are in need.
Fifty-six shooters squared off in a battle to outshoot Sheriff Bill Leeper and other local community leaders. After a brief safety talk by Amelia Shotgun staff, fourteen teams began their quest to shoot up to 75 flying clay targets at 11 different stations around the facility.
The top ten teams and top & bottom individual overall scorers were recognized with trophies. The top team scored 282 hits out of a possible 300 and the top scorer hit 72 out of 75.
NCSO Charities, Inc. is a 501(C) (3) non-profit corporation established to organize, promote, and sponsor charitable missions and events in Nassau County. The mission of NCSO Charities, Inc. is summarized in its slogan: Nurturing Community Safety through Outreach. “NCSO Charities, Inc. thrives to combat juvenile delinquency and community deterioration by organizing educational programs and supporting and assisting members of our community who could benefit from these charitable programs (including the disadvantaged, distressed, or underprivileged). These events foster interaction between dedicated Nassau County sworn and civilian law enforcement professionals and the members of our community” said Sheriff Bill Leeper.
1st Place Team: Boyce Mann, Dan Powell, Byrd Simmons, Mitch Kinsey
High Score: Byrd Simmons
Low Score: Dawne Lazar